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The Medicaid Service Coordinator Job Description

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A Medicaid service coordinator is a health care professional who administers and coordinates benefits and service plans for Medicaid recipients in a group home, assisted living or medical setting.


Employers require at least an associate degree in human services, social services or nursing for this occupation. Along with education, employers also require good computer skills, excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work individually and in a team environment.


Working with people who qualify for Medicaid, these professionals ensure clients living in the facility receive all the appropriate local, federal and charitable services they are qualified for. This involves completing appropriate paperwork for benefits and services, as well as finding additional sources to improve clients' quality of life.


Salary can vary depending on the type of organization the medicaid service coordinator is employed by. As of May 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics listed a national average salary of $35,960 per year for this occupation.

Social and Human Service Assistants salary

  • Top 10% Annual Salary: More than $56,080 ($26.96/hour)
  • Median Annual Salary: $35,960 ($17.29/hour)
  • Bottom 10% Annual Salary: Less than $24,950 ($12.00/hour)

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